Cévennes © T. Joly

Following in Stevenson’s footsteps
April 06, 2012
At the end of the 19th century Scottish writer R.L Stevenson went to discover the Cévennes. On the occasion of the 130th anniversary of his trip events will be organized all along the path he took offering the opportunity to take in some breath-taking scenery.
 Common crane ballet
October 04, 2020
Tucked away in the south-eastern corner of the Champagne - Ardenne region, the Lac du Der is an ideal location to enjoy a range of water sports and observe hundreds of different bird species. In autum[...]
 Full speed ahead in Oisans
December 07, 2019
Ski resorts on a human scale in picturesque villages or built in a traditional architectural style. A vast skiable area with all levels of pistes. Near Grenoble, the Vallée de l’Eau d’Olle offers an i[...]
 Skiing without borders in La Rosière
December 07, 2019
Only resort in Savoie offering an international ski area, the Espace San Bernardo, La Rosière has excellent sunshine and snow records. It’s also one of France’s best snowkiting spots and the only plac[...]
 Sainte Foy, off-piste paradise
December 05, 2019
Located in the Tarentaise valley, Sainte-Foy has the right skiing mix for experts and learners as well as great off-piste potential. Also offering fine restaurants and cozy accommodation, this small t[...]
 Montchavin, a picturesque ski resort
December 04, 2019
Authentic village surrounded by hundred of kilometres of slopes, Montchavin is a ski resort suited for everyone. It offers runs for skiers of all levels, a wide range of activities for the kids and th[...]
 Skiing on the French Riviera
December 03, 2019
It’s one of the French Riviera’s best-kept secrets. Less than 100 km from Nice, several ski resorts offers a wide choice of slopes. Last but not least, from early December to late April they enjoy a g[...]
 Ice driving in the Alps
December 01, 2019
A resort of the Grand Massif ski area offering 265 km of runs, Flaine also possesses a great ice driving circuit. It enables you to discover the exhilarating thrills of driving on snow and ice while l[...]
 Easy-going skiing in Les Gets
November 30, 2019
Pretty resort with a relaxed atmosphere, Les Gets offers a large diversity of slopes in a beautiful forest setting. It also boasts an interesting museum displaying all kinds of mechanical musical inst[...]
 Skiing and speed riding at Valfréjus
November 29, 2019
In a glorious valley setting, Valfréjus is one of France’s best ski resorts for off-piste skiing and speed riding. A small and quiet place that is also perfect for a family stay.
 Samoëns, ski resort and historic city
November 28, 2019
Situated in Haute-Savoie, Samoëns is an ideal family destination offering more than 250 km of ski slopes as well as a wide array of different winter activities. It is also an authentic little mountain[...]
 Olympic feelings in Jura
November 03, 2017
Fancy trying out some new winter sports? …in the department of Doubs you can do just that, with spectacular disciplines like ski jumping and biathlon on offer. These moderately priced activities are o[...]
 Sleep in an igloo in the Mercantour
October 18, 2017
Have you ever dreamed about experiencing the traditional Inuit way of life ?... If so, a travel company offers you snowshoe trekking tours with overnight stay in a self-made igloo in one of France’s m[...]
 Cycling the Saint James way
April 09, 2016
A cycle route inaugurated in 2014 follows part of the Way of Saint James for more than 300 kilometres. Let’s discover the main tourist attractions to be seen between Paris and Tours.
 Golf break in Chantilly
June 18, 2015
A haven of peace close to Paris, Chantilly boasts many golf courses. Different in styles and difficulties, they make the town a great destination for beginners and experienced players alike.
 Bike ride along the Aquitaine coast
April 24, 2014
Following the coast from the North of Gironde to the South of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, the Vélodyssée cycle route passes by many prime tourist sites. You can easily ride the whole length in ten days [...]
 Cycling in Brittany
August 20, 2013
A new cycle route called “Tour de Manche” follows the northern Brittany coast and leads to many tourist sites. Focus on Trégor and the Pink Granite Coast, one of France’s most beautiful shorelines.
 Underground adventures
April 20, 2013
In Jura, a former military fort houses a unique adventure park. Locked in underground galleries dotted with obstacles, you must find the way out, as did commandos in the past. A lot of fun for old and[...]
 River getaway in the Nantes hinterland
May 01, 2012
The Erdre and the Nantes to Brest canal go through beautiful landscapes passing by peaceful little towns, gorgeous castles and religious monuments. An historical and natural heritage you can discover [...]
 Through the land of the Cathars
April 23, 2012
Running mostly through the Ariège department, the GR 107 hiking path leads to historical places reminding the tragic fate of the Cathars. It also goes through the Pyrenees high mountains unveiling bre[...]
 Climbing for everyone
April 20, 2012
Half way between Via Ferrata and pure climbing, Via Cordata offers beginners the opportunity to learn climbing in complete safety while experiencing hair-raising sensations. One of the first to have o[...]
 Multisport vacations in La Hague
August 03, 2011
A land of green farmland, rugged coastline, spectacular cliffs and quiet beaches, La Hague is best discovered on foot. A great place for hiking and water sports of all kinds.
 Step into a stuntman’s shoes
April 01, 2011
Unique in France and maybe in the world, the Spider Jump is an attraction that gives you the possibility to jump into the void. You can experience this perfectly safe new thrilling activity at Ornans [...]
 Gaelic football takes roots in France
January 31, 2009
Every year new Gaelic football teams are set up in France. At the origin of the development of this game, Irish expats still dominates the national tournaments with the Paris Gael GAA but competition [...]